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Raging Hormones

Hormones run rampant in my household; I mean, come on, I DO have three teenagers!
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As difficult as it is as a parent to face that your children are growing up, it is an inevitable fact. One of the most uncomfortable aspects of parenting is their insatiable interest in all things sexual. I consider myself blessed that they actually TALK to me about stuff like this and even venture to ask me questions. So, as a parent, I have tried to have an open-door policy regarding sex, unless, of course, that door is locked when they knock!

In an effort to keep those lines of communication flowing, I agreed to answer their questions as honestly as possible, even if caused me great embarrassment to do so. Once they heard I might be embarrassed by the whole process, they were game. So here are some very public answers to some very private questions:

Yes, oral sex is considered “sex.” Anything that has “sex” in its description and can give you a disease is most definitely sex.

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